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Investigation launched as woman allegedly raped in Kerry town
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Investigation launched as woman allegedly raped in Kerry town

Oct 8th 2019, 10:49 PM 32,471 Views 0 Comments

The alleged incident took place at around 1am on Sunday morning.

Four teenagers arrested on suspicion of rape in Co Wexford
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Four teenagers arrested on suspicion of rape in Co Wexford

Oct 3rd 2019, 10:11 AM 36,991 Views 0 Comments

All four males, one adult and three juveniles, are being detained in garda stations in the South East.

'I need to see you go into the ground,' Fiona Doyle tells her rapist father
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'I need to see you go into the ground,' Fiona Doyle tells her rapist father

Sep 19th 2019, 11:21 PM 40,575 Views 17 Comments

Fiona Doyle suffered a decade of sexual abuse at the hands of her father.

Man sentenced to 13 years in prison over rape of two women in Belfast
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Man sentenced to 13 years in prison over rape of two women in Belfast

Sep 19th 2019, 5:32 PM 12,291 Views 14 Comments

The attack took place at a flat in south Belfast on 25 November 2017.

'Passing out is very, very common': 55% jump in referrals to G detox clinic amid growing sexual assault fears
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'Passing out is very, very common': 55% jump in referrals to G detox clinic amid growing sexual assault fears

Sep 14th 2019, 9:00 PM 65,001 Views 41 Comments

Chemsex is becoming more common in Ireland, leading to concerns about health risks and an increase in sexual assaults.

Taxi driver appears in court charged with raping a woman in his car in Dublin
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Taxi driver appears in court charged with raping a woman in his car in Dublin

Aug 26th 2019, 6:57 PM 50,950 Views 0 Comments

Granting bail, Judge John O’Leary ordered that the man “refrain from driving a taxi”.

Iconic Mexico City monument graffitied with anti-rape slogans by 'glitter protesters'
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Iconic Mexico City monument graffitied with anti-rape slogans by 'glitter protesters'

Aug 18th 2019, 11:26 AM 20,388 Views 3 Comments

Phrases like “They don’t take care of us” cover the Angel of Independence, while “rapists” was scrawled on a police station.

'The person can't move on - they are required to remember': Rape survivors 'dropping cases' because of waits for trials
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'The person can't move on - they are required to remember': Rape survivors 'dropping cases' because of waits for trials

Aug 5th 2019, 6:30 AM 14,566 Views 6 Comments

The Dublin Rape Crisis Centre is calling for pre-recording of some trial evidence in cases.

Man jailed for 20 years for raping two sex workers on the same day
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Man jailed for 20 years for raping two sex workers on the same day

Jul 31st 2019, 7:15 PM 33,447 Views 38 Comments

Ms Justice Tara Burns said that Gheorghe Goidan (46), a Romania national, had preyed upon the vulnerability of the two women.

Man who raped his neighbour handed seven and a half year sentence by judge
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Man who raped his neighbour handed seven and a half year sentence by judge

Jul 29th 2019, 7:21 PM 30,136 Views 0 Comments

The court heard that the man was asked to leave his neighbour’s house but instead followed her to her bedroom.

Scottish man who faked own death in US to avoid rape charges has been arrested
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Scottish man who faked own death in US to avoid rape charges has been arrested

Jul 27th 2019, 1:41 PM 35,013 Views 0 Comments

He is being held by the US Marshals Service.

'Girls are forced to have sex in exchange for sanitary pads or 50 cents'
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'Girls are forced to have sex in exchange for sanitary pads or 50 cents'

Jul 23rd 2019, 9:00 PM 76,255 Views 17 Comments

Young female activists are working to improve people’s lives in the largest urban slum in Africa, Kibera.

Cork man jailed for seven years for raping woman as she slept
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Cork man jailed for seven years for raping woman as she slept

Jul 23rd 2019, 2:53 PM 33,435 Views 0 Comments

Patrick O’Driscoll, now aged 21, denied the charges.

'I'll give you a goat and then you can forget about the rape'
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'I'll give you a goat and then you can forget about the rape'

Jul 22nd 2019, 9:00 PM 75,362 Views 10 Comments

In certain areas of Kenya, slaughtering an animal or paying a €20 fine is the punishment for rape.

'Dangerous sexual predator' who raped 13-year-old girl in church grounds jailed for nine years
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'Dangerous sexual predator' who raped 13-year-old girl in church grounds jailed for nine years

Jul 22nd 2019, 5:08 PM 26,423 Views 0 Comments

The accused has 37 previous convictions of which 17 are for sexual offences.

Man (75) has conviction for raping granddaughter quashed over concerns he was unfit to stand trial
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Man (75) has conviction for raping granddaughter quashed over concerns he was unfit to stand trial

Jul 22nd 2019, 3:06 PM 19,289 Views 19 Comments

Christopher Redmond was found in recent weeks to have had a severe form of dementia for some time “with no prospect of recovery”.

Man (18) pleads guilty to rape of half-brother and defilement of half-sister over two-year period
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Man (18) pleads guilty to rape of half-brother and defilement of half-sister over two-year period

Jul 18th 2019, 10:29 PM 41,340 Views 0 Comments

The case was heard today at the Central Criminal Court.

Man jailed for raping woman after she became lost on night out has conviction quashed on appeal
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Man jailed for raping woman after she became lost on night out has conviction quashed on appeal

Jul 18th 2019, 3:38 PM 42,099 Views 0 Comments

Mohamed Okda was remanded in custody to appear before the Central Criminal Court on Monday next.

Rape trial collapses after alleged victim leaves Ireland during trial
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Rape trial collapses after alleged victim leaves Ireland during trial

Jul 4th 2019, 5:07 PM 43,762 Views 0 Comments

The woman left on a ferry on Tuesday evening and was not answering her phone, the court heard.

The Explainer: How Patrick Nevin was found guilty in the 'Tinder rape case'
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The Explainer: How Patrick Nevin was found guilty in the 'Tinder rape case'

Jun 28th 2019, 9:00 AM 19,033 Views 12 Comments

We look at the Patrick Nevin court case which saw him being found guilty of raping one woman and sexually assaulting another.

Man who was sentenced in his absence for rape and sexual assault of boy is jailed
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Man who was sentenced in his absence for rape and sexual assault of boy is jailed

Jun 24th 2019, 4:11 PM 17,704 Views 16 Comments

Anthony Moynihan was jailed today after he was brought into court following the execution of a warrant.

'I was convinced he would kill me': How Patrick Nevin used Tinder to lure the women he sexually assaulted
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'I was convinced he would kill me': How Patrick Nevin used Tinder to lure the women he sexually assaulted

Jun 24th 2019, 3:44 PM 19,960 Views 15 Comments

The 37-year-old received a 12-year sentence today.

Serial sex offender Patrick Nevin jailed for 12 years for attacking women he met on Tinder
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Serial sex offender Patrick Nevin jailed for 12 years for attacking women he met on Tinder

Jun 24th 2019, 12:20 PM 63,834 Views 52 Comments

He is already serving a five-and-a-half-year sentence for the sexual assault of another woman he met via the dating app.

Man (54) sentenced to seven years in prison for raping 11-year-old boy
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Man (54) sentenced to seven years in prison for raping 11-year-old boy

Jun 21st 2019, 3:46 PM 29,639 Views 43 Comments

Anthony Moynihan of Croccane, Rostellan, Midleton was sentenced in his absence after he failed to appear at the Central Criminal Court today.

Six men escape death sentence for rape and murder of eight-year-old Indian girl
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Six men escape death sentence for rape and murder of eight-year-old Indian girl

Jun 10th 2019, 10:20 PM 34,318 Views 0 Comments

Investigations suggested that the girl was targeted in order to strike fear in her nomad community.

Judge tells rapist 'nobody gets credibility from the stock they come from' as she sentences him to 12 years in prison
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Judge tells rapist 'nobody gets credibility from the stock they come from' as she sentences him to 12 years in prison

Jun 6th 2019, 1:09 PM 73,954 Views 55 Comments

Ms Justice Burns said there was a ‘sense of class’ to the rape case before her.

12-year-old girl who was raped by cousin wants him identified so people will know 'he is in the wrong'
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12-year-old girl who was raped by cousin wants him identified so people will know 'he is in the wrong'

Jun 4th 2019, 6:15 PM 86,490 Views 0 Comments

Instructions from the DPP are that it would not be in the girl’s best interest for her abuser to be named.

Sex attacker had to be physically pulled from victim by gardaí, court told
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Sex attacker had to be physically pulled from victim by gardaí, court told

May 31st 2019, 7:07 PM 68,985 Views 0 Comments

Bogdan Timorte (37) was recorded by a nearby resident on his phone attacking the woman.

Rape victims subject to criminal prosecution if they publish own identity, lawyers tell judge
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Rape victims subject to criminal prosecution if they publish own identity, lawyers tell judge

May 30th 2019, 5:55 PM 18,448 Views 0 Comments

Last March, a jury convicted a 41-year-old Wicklow man of repeated sexual attacks on a neighbouring child.

Garda did not investigate rape complaint despite being reminded 15 times
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Garda did not investigate rape complaint despite being reminded 15 times

May 15th 2019, 4:16 PM 99,513 Views 70 Comments

The case was detailed in GSOC’s latest annual report.

Patrick Nevin to be sentenced next month over attacks on women he met on Tinder
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Patrick Nevin to be sentenced next month over attacks on women he met on Tinder

May 13th 2019, 8:03 PM 19,293 Views 0 Comments

The computer programmer is already serving a five and a half year sentence for the sexual assault of a woman he also met on Tinder.

Man who raped woman at gaming convention loses appeal against length of sentence
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Man who raped woman at gaming convention loses appeal against length of sentence

May 13th 2019, 5:17 PM 33,676 Views 16 Comments

Dominique Meehan said she has not been able to work since the attack.

Six Paris firemen facing charges over alleged gang rape of Norwegian student
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Six Paris firemen facing charges over alleged gang rape of Norwegian student

May 6th 2019, 2:21 PM 40,113 Views 37 Comments

Some of the suspects are expected to face lesser charges of failing to report a crime.

Australian cricketer jailed for five years for raping sleeping woman in teammate's bedroom
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Australian cricketer jailed for five years for raping sleeping woman in teammate's bedroom

Apr 30th 2019, 10:43 PM 38,154 Views 28 Comments

Alex Hepburn had set up a sexual conquest ‘game’ with friends on WhatsApp.

Man with 'Irish accent' wanted in connection with abduction and rape of two women in London
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Man with 'Irish accent' wanted in connection with abduction and rape of two women in London

Apr 30th 2019, 9:29 AM 30,709 Views 0 Comments

The incidents happened in north London on Thursday 25 April.

Man who raped his teenage daughter in 'depraved' attacks jailed for 11 years
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Man who raped his teenage daughter in 'depraved' attacks jailed for 11 years

Apr 29th 2019, 6:37 PM 53,554 Views 0 Comments

Annie Lafferty said the “scars that man left on me will always be there”.

UK police forces to ask rape victims to hand in mobile phones for investigation
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UK police forces to ask rape victims to hand in mobile phones for investigation

Apr 29th 2019, 12:39 PM 20,801 Views 46 Comments

Concerns have been raised by victims groups about new consent forms.

Man charged over rape and murder of German tourist on holiday in Thailand
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Man charged over rape and murder of German tourist on holiday in Thailand

Apr 9th 2019, 10:41 PM 28,936 Views 0 Comments

The body of a 27-year-old German woman was found on Sunday on the island of Koh Sichang.

Man raped teenage daughter once per week while his wife was away, court hears
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Man raped teenage daughter once per week while his wife was away, court hears

Apr 8th 2019, 9:22 PM 61,004 Views 0 Comments

Annie Lafferty (25) told the court she wished to waive her right to anonymity.

Rapist who coerced child into sexualised games handed 18-month sentence
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Rapist who coerced child into sexualised games handed 18-month sentence

Mar 29th 2019, 3:39 PM 29,715 Views 47 Comments

The court heard that the offending behaviour took place two or three times a week for eight months.